Yury Gazinsky Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jul, 2018
Facts of Yury Gazinsky
Date of Birth: 1989 , July-20
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 6 Feet
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Russian professional player, Yury Aleksandrovich Gazinsky plays as a defensive midfielder for FC Krasnodar and the Russian national team.

He started his senior career in 2003 from the Russian club Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure.

He has been included in Russia’s final 23-man-squad for the Russian national team.

Early Life of Gazinsky

Gazinsky was born  on 20 July 1989, in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk Krai, Soviet Union.

Gazinsky's Career

He was called up to the Russia national football team in August 2015 for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers against Sweden and against Liechtenstein.

Yury Gazinsky debuted for the team on 31 August 2016 in a friendly match against Turkey.

He was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad on May 11, 2018. He was included in the finalized World Cup squad on June 3, 2018.

He scored the first goal of the World Cup 2018 with a perfect header in the 11th minute of the game against Saudi Arabia on June 14, 2018.

He scored the first goal of the World Cup 2018 with a perfect header in the 11th minute of the game against Saudi Arabia on June 14, 2018.

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